English professor wins President's Award for Excellence in Teaching

Donovan Hohn (professor of English) has received the President's Award for Excellence in Teaching, the highest honor for teaching at Wayne State.

A specialist in nonfiction writing, Professor Hohn has reinvigorated creative writing courses at Wayne State, fostering a supportive atmosphere that leads to transformative experiences for students at all levels of the curriculum and helps them become writers who engage with the world as journalists, essayists, and editors.

Furthermore, as creative writing coordinator, he has enriched the wider campus community by helping to bring in prominent authors such as Kiese Laymon, Jeffrey Eugenides, and Anna Clark.

Congratulations to Professor Hohn on this well-deserved honor!

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